proximal radioulnar articulation


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prox·i·mal ra·di·o·ul·nar joint

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the pivot synovial joint between the head of the radius and the ring formed by the radial notch of the ulna and the annular ligament.
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The elbow comprises three articulations: the radiocapitellar joint (Figure 1), the trochleoulnar joint (Figure 2), and the proximal radioulnar articulation, each with its own group of nerve, vessel and muscular involvement.

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